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Unit of Analysis and Sample Size

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Please explain:
*Why is it important to ensure that the unit of analysis aligns with the purpose of the doctoral research?
*Explain the broader implications of selecting the incorrect unit of analysis on the practice to business
* How and why the unit of analysis for your proposed quantitative study is suitable for your research question?
*Explain how and why the unit of analysis for the proposed quantitative study is suitable for the research question

Research Question: Is there a relationship between executive compensation and organization performance in banks:
Source of data: Interviews-compensation committee members or c-suite executives.

Please use a min. of two scholarly references.

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Analyze the relationship between sample size for the chosen unit of analysis and statistical power

Why is it important to ensure that the unit of analysis aligns with the purpose of the doctoral research?
The unit of analysis represents what is to be analyzed in the research. More precisely, it is the major entity analyzed in the study. The purpose of the doctoral research is a complex or a qualitative research of a thesis or dissertation. This is why is very important to align the unit of analysis with the purpose of doctoral research. For example, if we are comparing the students in two classrooms on achievement test scores, the unit is the individual student because we have a score for each student. On the other hand, if we are ...

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The expert explains why it is important to ensure that the unit of analysis aligns with the purpose of the doctoral research. The broader implications of selecting the incorrect unit of analysis on the practice to business is given. The unit of analysis for your proposed quantitative study is suitable for your research question is explained.

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